Gems: Upclose

Want to get to know our Blue Ruby Gems better?

These beauties share everything from their guilty pleasures

to what piece of jewellery they covet the most!

Enjoy reading through all of these fabulous, flirty and unique Q&A's!

Hope you enjoy xo.

Name: Syra

Job title: Retail Store Supervisor

Syra

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Hat! Saves me from bad hair days & rainy days

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

iPod (gotta have my music) Eyeliner & my wedding ring

What is your birthstone:

Ruby

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Edgy

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Red Velvet

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Eye of the Tiger

What is your guilty pleasure:

Getting dolled up

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My recent purchase from Dafne; evil eye bracelet

How do you like your coffee:

Sweet with whipped cream

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I make the best banana bread!

Name: Holly

Job title: Retail Store Merchandiser

Holly

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Tattoos

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Sunglasses, Music, Wine

What is your birthstone:

Garnet

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Eclectic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Chocolate Chip Peppermint

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Pulp Fiction is Still one of my favourite soundtracks! I love anything old school!

What is your guilty pleasure:

Fried chicken & waffles, watching The Food Network, and reality TV

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My bracelets!! I love them layered/stacked! More is less

How do you like your coffee:

Americano w/ cinnamon, sugar, cream

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I can paint with all the colours of the wind...

Name: Ira

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Pacific Center

Ira

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Scarf

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Comfy bed, laptop (with movies) and a friend who can climb coconut trees

What is your birthstone:

Turquoise

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Anachronistic (I love clothes and jewelry that are inspired by different periods – Victorian & Medieval)

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Cookies & Cream (or anything chocolate-y)

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Beautiful by Crush

What is your guilty pleasure:

Potato chips

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

Earrings! When I walk out of the house, I need to be wearing my pearl or diamond studs. I feel like there’s something missing when I don’t have any earrings on.

How do you like your coffee:

Frappuccino with cream please

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I love bunnies

Name: Sonia

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Richmond

Sonia

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Watches!

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Phone, Margarita kit, and a friend

What is your birthstone:

Garnet

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Minimalist/Classic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Whiskey Hazelnut

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Pitbull/Neyo - Time of our lives

What is your guilty pleasure:

PizzZZzza

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My new Alexis Bittar earrings!

How do you like your coffee:

I don't drink coffee

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I'm a crazy makeup hoarder

Name: Jessica

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Robson

Jessica

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Shoes!! I am a sucker for beautiful shoes

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

My phone, sunglasses, and bathing suit

What is your birthstone:

Opal

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Classic & Chic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Green Tea

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

At the Beginning – Anastasia, I love Disney movie soundtracks

What is your guilty pleasure:

Chicken Wings

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My new gold Bare ring!

How do you like your coffee:

Sweet and creamy

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

Everything in my bedroom is pink and girly

Name: Dorina

Job title: Blue Ruby Department Manager

Store location: Hill's of Kerrisdale

Dorina

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Shoes!!!! You can never have too many!!!!

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Cosmo Magazine, Chocolate & Alexis Bittar obviously

What is your birthstone:

Aquamarine

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Glamorous

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Mint chocolate chip

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Beyonce by Beyonce

What is your guilty pleasure:

Chocolate & Movies

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My Chan Luu bracelets

How do you like your coffee:

Lattes with a pinch of cinnamon

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I listen to music every morning to get the positive vibes going!

Name: Riley

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Hill's Dry Goods - Kitsilano

Riley

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Any cashmere wrap scarf

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

My 2 cats, A sketchbook, and a boom box.

What is your birthstone:

Opal

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Boho Chic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Cookies ‘n Cream

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Pop hits from the 90’s

What is your guilty pleasure:

Binge watching a good TV show

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My Adina Reyter evil eye necklace

How do you like your coffee:

Never been a coffee drinker but I love a London Fog anytime of the day.

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

Before choosing to pursue a career in Fashion I was planning on going to school to become a Marine Mammal trainer.

Name: Sheila

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Hill’s Dry Goods – South Granville

shiela

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Sunglasses gives you instant cool factor

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

A blanket, my phone and my dog Chico!

What is your birthstone:

Turquoise

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Eclectic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

All 90’s hip hop

What is your guilty pleasure:

I workout so I can eat chips!

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

RINGS! Especially my engagement ring

How do you like your coffee:

Strong! ... with soy

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I love to cook! Currently trying to perfect making fresh pasta... Mmmm

Name: Michelle

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Oakridge Centre

michelle

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

My oversized scarfs

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

My puppy, my husband, and a plane

What is your birthstone:

Opal

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Ever-changing

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Earnest Matcha Green Tea

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

“Little Town” (Belle’s Song) from Beauty and the Beast

What is your guilty pleasure:

Netflix and never ending chips

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My rings

How do you like your coffee:

Farrrrr away from my cup please!

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I have a fluffy son that barks! He looks just like me.

Name: Paty

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Guildford Town

Paty

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Shoes you can never have too many

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

My phone, my favorite books and an endless supply of chocolate

What is your birthstone:

Opal

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Comfy/cozy

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Cookies and cream

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Any song from Selena (not Gomez)

What is your guilty pleasure:

Chocolate!!

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

All my Pyrrhas

How do you like your coffee:

I prefer hot chocolate

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

My Mary Poppins backpack has everything you might need.

Name: Negin

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Park Royal

Negin

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Sunglasses!

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

My mom, a book, and sunglasses

What is your birthstone:

Emerald

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Edgy-classic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Double chocolate

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Any Woody Allen movie soundtrack!

What is your guilty pleasure:

French fries

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

Any earrings, I feel weird without earrings on.

How do you like your coffee:

Dark roast

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

The direct translation of Negin means “ruby” or “precious gem”.

Name: Trang

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Metrotown

Trang

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Shoes (heels particularly)

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Sunscreen, Crate of Wine, iPhone for music

What is your birthstone:

Opal

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Feminine

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Bubblegum

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Queen – “Show Must Go on”

What is your guilty pleasure:

Craft Beer

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

Earrings

How do you like your coffee:

Lots of cream and sugar

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I can only walk - I can’t bike, swim, and should be banned from driving…